Can I be a surrogate despite having had a tubal ligation?

I was curious to know if I could be a surrogate mother even though I have already had my tubes cut and burned for the last 8 years ago.

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (5)


Answered by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Yes, you could be a surrogate.

Published on Mar 30, 2016

Answered by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Yes, you could be a surrogate.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Fertility Physicians of Northern California

The criteria for being a gestational carrier is very strict. However, having a tubal ligation is not an issue as we put embryo's into the uterus and avoid the tubes.
If you are referring to traditional surrogacy (using your own eggs), then this would be a problem. We do not do traditional surrogacy at our clinic.

Published on Dec 16, 2015

Answered by Fertility Physicians of Northern California

The criteria for being a gestational carrier is very strict. However, having a tubal ligation is not an issue as we put embryo's into the uterus and avoid the tubes.
If you are referring to traditional surrogacy (using your own eggs), then this would be a problem. We do not do traditional surrogacy at our clinic.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Yes, absolutely! Tubal ligations (even the ones performed with cutting and burning) do not effect your ability be a gestational carrier. I am so happy to hear that you are thinking about doing this. Gestational carriers are in short supply but truly have the ability to make another couple's dream of being parents a reality, so thank you!

Published on Dec 15, 2015

Answered by South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Yes, absolutely! Tubal ligations (even the ones performed with cutting and burning) do not effect your ability be a gestational carrier. I am so happy to hear that you are thinking about doing this. Gestational carriers are in short supply but truly have the ability to make another couple's dream of being parents a reality, so thank you!

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

You should be able to be a surrogate or gestational carrier, even if your tubes are tied in any fashion. All you need to be a gestational carrier is your uterus. A doctor will likely evaluate your uterus with an ultrasound or dye test before you do a gestational carrier cycle in order to be sure you are a good candidate. If you don't have someone you know who you would like to be a gestational carrier for, you can look into agencies that match carriers with intended parents. Good luck!

Published on Dec 15, 2015

Answered by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

You should be able to be a surrogate or gestational carrier, even if your tubes are tied in any fashion. All you need to be a gestational carrier is your uterus. A doctor will likely evaluate your uterus with an ultrasound or dye test before you do a gestational carrier cycle in order to be sure you are a good candidate. If you don't have someone you know who you would like to be a gestational carrier for, you can look into agencies that match carriers with intended parents. Good luck!

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal

You can be a surrogate. The fertilized eggs would have to be inserted into your uterus through your cervix. The fallopian tube blockage is not a factor.

Published on Dec 15, 2015

Answered by A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal (View Profile)

You can be a surrogate. The fertilized eggs would have to be inserted into your uterus through your cervix. The fallopian tube blockage is not a factor.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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